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'Declared Accounts: Navy', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 23: 1709 (1949), pp. CCLI-CCLXXX. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90765 Date accessed: 02 August 2014.


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Navy

Declared Accounts.
PIPE 2344.
Navy Account, 1708–9.
Sir Thomas Littleton, deceased, late Treasurer of the Navy.
1 Jan. 1708–9 to 31 Dec. 1709. Declared 9 Feb. 1725.
Charge.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Remains in the hands of this accomptant at the determination of his last accompt 1,226,489 7
depending on certain persons at the foot of the said accompt as money imprested to them 1,393,774 14
Money received out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term 7–8 Anne: by the privy seal of 15 Dec. 1708 613,408 1
Easter term 8 Anne: by same privy seal 1,028,521 14
Michaelmas term 8–9 Anne: by same privy seal 344,197 13
by the privy seal of 15 Nov. 1709 234,600 0 0
2,220,727 9
Money received in imprest bills paid and cleared by several prior [Navy] Treasurers within the time of this accompt: viz. by Sir Edward Seymour, 1 item; Lord Falkland, 4 items; Earl of Orford, 94 items: all detailed 16,136 11 4
Money received for goods and provisions sold by officers of the Navy out of the Stores 30,635 17 11¾
Money received on imprest bills paid by former Treasurers [of the Navy] on account of the Victualling and cleared within the time of this accompt (dates and amounts of each imprest bill being detailed, viz. from 1683 to 1707) 63,700 15
Money received from perfect bills, detailed, on account of the Victualling within the time of this accompt 26,829 10
total charge £5,008,436 2
Discharge.
Emptions and provisions 277,881 5 3
Interest at 6 per cent. for money due to tradesmen and others upon bills of stores bought, allowed them from six months after they were numbered in course to the respective times of their being paid or assigned for payment 12,018 14 1
Salaries and entertainments of the Council of the Lord Admiral, the Navy Commissioners and clerks and others belonging thereto: viz.
George Churchill, one of the Council of the late Prince George, from 23 Sept. to 28 Oct. 1708 83 6 8
Richard Hill, ditto 83 6 8
Robert Fairfax, ditto 83 6 8
Sir John Leake, ditto 83 6 8
ditto, as Rear Admiral and for 12 servants, for same time 134 17 11
Henry Pagett, one of the Council as above 83 6 8
Sir James Wisheart, ditto 83 6 8
David, Earl of Wemys, ditto 83 6 8
ditto, as Admiral of Scotland and Judge of the Admiralty Court, from 11 Dec. 1708 to 29 Sept. 1709 793 2 0
Thomas, Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, as Lord High Admiral, on his salary of 7,000l. per an. from 29 Nov. 1708 to Michaelmas 1709 5,793 2 0
Josiah Burchett, Secretary to ditto 800 0 0
John Fawler, Deputy Secretary 600 0 0
Sir Charles Hedges, President and Judge of the Admiralty 800 0 0
Sir William Gifford, a Navy Commissioner 500 0 0
Sir Thomas Hopson, ditto 500 0 0
Anthony Hammond, ditto 500 0 0
George St. Lo, ditto 500 0 0
George Tollett, ditto 500 0 0
Isaac Townsend, ditto 500 0 0
Lawrence Wright, ditto 500 0 0
William Wright, ditto 500 0 0
Henry Greenhill, late ditto, from 26 March to 24 May 1708 82 8 4
Sir Richard Haddock, Comptroller of the Navy, for one year to Michaelmas 1709, on his salary of 500l. and royal bounty of 500l. 1,000 0 0
Charles Sergison, Clerk of the Acts 500 0 0
William Dale, assistant to the Clerk of the Acts 300 0 0
Daniel Furzer, Surveyor of the Navy 500 0 0
William Lee, another ditto 500 0 0
Dennis Lyddell, Comptroller of the Treasurer's accompts 500 0 0
Benjamin Tymewell, Comptroller of the Victualling accompts 500 0 0
Thomas Gennings, Comptroller of the Storekeeper's accompts at Lisbon 500 0 0
ditto, for his travelling charges 500 0 0
Villers Bathurst, Judge Advocate of the Fleet 182 10 0
Edward Honywood, Deputy Judge Advocate of the Fleet 146 0 0
William Rock, Deputy Judge Advocate of the Fleet, from 30 Sept. to 9 Dec. 1706 28 8 0
John Bridger, Surveyor General of Woods in the Plantations on the Continent of America 200 0 0
Dr. Henry Newton, Advocate General for the Office of High Admiral 213 6 8
Capt. William Aston, Agent for the Affairs of the Navy 219 0 0
William Ethrick, Council at Law for the Admiralty and Navy, 30 Sept. to 7 Dec. 1708 19 16 7
Constantine Phipps, succeeding him 80 3 5
John Warters, his assistant 400 0 0
Richard Cheney, Clerk of the Cheque and Muster Master at Lisbon 250 0 0
William Jones, storekeeper at Lisbon 250 0 0
Sir William Jumper, Superintendent at Chatham 550 0 0
Christopher Myngs, Superintendent at Portsmouth 550 0 0
Hovendon Walker, Superintendent at Plymouth, and John Green and Richard Weston, his clerks 552 14 11
Richard Edwards, Superintendent at Harwich 501 14 5
clerks, detailed, to the Office of the Lord High Admiral 1,312 0 6
clerks, detailed, belonging to the Clerk of the Acts 542 10 0
clerks, detailed, belonging to the Comptroller of the Navy 841 6 9
clerks, detailed, belonging to the Surveyor of the Navy 310 0 0
clerks, detailed, belonging to the Comptroller of the Navy Treasurer's accounts 1,323 4 4
clerks, detailed, belonging to the Comptroller of the Storekeeper's accompts 426 19 0
clerks, detailed, belonging to the Comptroller of the Victualling accompts 700 0 0
clerks, detailed, for examining petitions for taking off Q's and R's on seamen's wages 100 0 0
clerks, detailed, to the Commissioners for Registering Seamen (Mossom Ferrabosco to 22 Oct. 1707 and Edward Atkins succeeding him &c.) 83 6 0
clerks, detailed, belonging to the Commissioners of the Navy 775 11 1
Sir Thomas Littleton, Treasurer of the Navy 2,000 0 0
Robert Maddocks, his Paymaster 500 0 0
Francis Hawes, his Accomptant 400 0 0
clerks, detailed, in his Office 819 13 9
Capt. Edmund Allen, Storekeeper and Muster Master at Harwich, 25 to 30 June 1708 1 7 9
Samuel Steel, Clerk of the Survey at Lisbon 250 0 0
Ambrose Warham, Master Attendant at Harwich Yard, 4 to 30 June 1708 10 19 4
John Poulten, Master Shipwright of Harwich Yard, from 25 to 30 June 1708 1 10 11
Paul Stigent, Master Shipwright at Port Mahone 103 17 9
Robert Frost, Master Attendant at Port Mahone 109 8 10
James Beverley, one of the Muster Masters of the Fleet 250 0 0
Charles Hutchinson, Storekeeper and Muster Master of the Fleet in the West Indies 450 0 0
Thomas Warren, Clerk of the Cheque and Storekeeper at Deal 222 0 0
William Thompson, porter to the Admiralty 30 0 0
Francis Cooke, gardener to the Admiralty Office 40 0 0
Sarah Halsey, housekeeper to the Admiralty Office 40 0 0
Benoni Pratt and Richard Waldron, watchmen 54 0 0
John Bennet, messenger to the Admiralty Office 50 0 0
George Wright, assistant to the messenger 25 0 0
John Lindsey, watchman belonging to the Admiralty Office 20 0 0
Ann Lindsey, employed in sweeping and looking after said Office 20 0 0
Thomas Cartwright, porter at the Navy Office 25 0 0
William Wood, porter and housekeeper of the Register Office, and for attending at the back gate of the Navy Office leading to Tower Hill 48 5 0
Thomas Mercer and Richard Morton, successively doorkeepers to the Ticket Office 20 0 0
Mary Moor, employed in cleaning &c. the [Navy] Treasury Office 40 0 0
Humphry Roby, doorkeeper at the said Office 20 0 0
Thomas Marlow, messenger to the Navy Commissioners 57 16 7
Thomas Apleby, his assistant 30 0 0
Elizabeth Champneys, housekeeper to the Navy Office 80 0 0
Elizabeth Moorfoot, to go on errands for said Office 20 0 0
34,684 8 6
Pensions to several Officers of ships and others for services characterised but not in detail: usually the payments are for half a year only, so that the pensions are double the sums stated:
Sir Ralph Delavall 322 0 0
Sir Robert Robinson 112 10 0
Capt. Lyonell Ripley 62 2 0
Capt. Robert Robinson 110 8 0
Phineas Bowles 150 0 0
Sir Edward Gregory 150 0 0
Sir Thomas Hopson 184 0 0
Capt. Oze d'Corun 20 0 0
Capt. Woolfran Cornwall 100 0 0
Capt. Benjamin Hoskins 92 0 0
Lieut. Francis Hollis 18 8 0
Capt. Edward Good 92 0 0
Capt. Thomas Wilshaw 50 0 0
Capt. Peter Watton 62 2 0
Capt. John Mayne 62 2 0
Henry Morgan 50 0 0
Henry Killegrew 350 0 0
Sir John Mundon 161 0 0
Capt. Gabriel Millison 27 12 0
Thomas Coomer, for wounds at St. Christopher 3 0 0
Charles Stewart 50 0 0
Capt. John Votear 69 0 0
Capt. Richard Vittels, superannuated master attendant at Chatham 37 7 10
Francis Kenny 50 0 0
Anne Skelton 50 0 0
Lawrence Keck 36 16 0
Peter Gandy 52 10 0
John Fournier 100 0 0
Peter Chasseloup 50 0 0
Moses Jaquan 50 0 0
William Maretts 15 0 0
John Marett 15 0 0
Lieut. Robert Peck 18 8 0
Richard Carveth 36 16 0
Capt. James Davison 62 2 0
Capt. Rob. Thompson 46 0 0
Capt. Samuell Tilley 27 12 0
Capt. Richard Lestock 62 2 0
Capt. John Ward 46 0 0
Mary Allen 40 0 0
Martha Bembow 100 0 0
Elizabeth Baker 25 0 0
Elizabeth Chapman 20 0 0
Lena Cowe 50 0 0
Mrs. Frances Emmes and her three sisters 50 0 0
Mary Fletcher 69 0 0
Dame Anne St. George 125 0 0
Philadelphia Hawes 25 0 0
Hester Hollyman 50 0 0
Rebecca Hayter 150 0 0
Hannah Romcoyle 50 0 0
Dorothy Searle 27 12 0
John Sayer, for Mary Nevill, since wife of Col. Thomas Salisbury 100 0 0
Elizabeth Taylor 25 0 0
Eliz. Urry 25 0 0
Mary Martin 50 0 0
Elizabeth, Anne, Henrietta, Katherine, Arabella, Christiana Beaumont, sisters of Rear Admiral Beaumont, for three quarters each on 50l. per an. each 225 0 0
Lady Wheeler 100 0 0
Mris. Ellen Wrenn 50 0 0
Mary Carter 100 0 0
Cornelia Galway 30 0 0
Elizabeth Harman, for three quarters 52 10 0
Anne Pepwell 30 0 0
Dinah, Mary, Ann and Elizabeth Johnson 50 0 0
Elizabeth Dolman 30 0 0
Sir Charles Hedges, for his pension at 400l. per an. 200 0 0
Frances Jenefer 46 0 0
Thomas Stellard 50 0 0
Daniel Garrett 50 0 0
Capt. William Fazeby 63 12 0
Francis Burrall, as superannuated Master of a First Rate 29 18 0
James Bowman, same 29 18 0
John Guenap, same 29 18 0
Thomas Marks, same 29 18 0
William Johnson, same 29 18 0
Walter Barnaby, as superannuated Master of a Second Rate 41 8 0
Ralph Cox, as same 27 12 0
Peter Farewell, same 27 12 0
Symon Flew, same 35 11 0
John Haydon, same 41 8 0
William Parker, same 27 12 0
William Pickman, same 27 12 0
Francis Sanders, same 27 12 0
Charles Bowler, as a superannuated Master of a Third Rate 20 14 0
Thomas Brown, same 20 14 0
William Force, same 20 14 0
William Francklyn, same 20 14 0
Robert Glanfeild, same 20 14 0
John Gliden, same 20 14 0
William Harris, same 20 14 0
William Hill, same 20 14 0
John Lambert, same 20 14 0
Pascoe Neilder, same 20 14 0
George Norree, same 20 14 0
John Tooley, same 20 14 0
Richard Brincknell, same 20 14 0
Stephen Bernard, same 20 14 0
James Lake, same 20 14 0
Gregory Cornish, as a superannuated Master of a Fourth Rate 18 8 0
William Good, same 18 8 0
William Lenton, same 18 8 0
Thomas Woodgreen, same 18 8 0
John Way, same 18 8 0
Thomas Hurlock, same 18 8 0
James Markes, as a superannuated Master of a Third Rate 20 14 0
Thomas Ferraby, as a superannuated Boatswain of a First Rate 26 5 7
Thomas Corley, same 26 5 7
George Spilsby, as a superannuated Boatswain of a Second Rate 23 0 0
John Gray, same 23 0 0
William Gregory, as ditto of a Third Rate 19 14 3
William Holloway, same 19 14 3
Edward Knight, same 19 14 3
Thomas Gosling, same 19 14 3
James Naylor, same 29 0 8
James Reynolds, same 19 14 3
Abell Woollerd, same 19 14 3
John Andrews, as ditto of a Fourth Rate 16 8 6
James Willon, same 16 8 6
John Denham, same 16 8 6
John Oliver, same 37 2 6
John Green 52 2 8
William Hodges 26 5 7
John Jenkins 26 5 7
Godfrey Lugger 26 5 7
John Dennis, as a superannuated Gunner of a Second Rate 23 0 0
George Henos, same 23 0 0
Bodwin Nightingall, same 23 0 0
William Brown, as ditto of a Third Rate 19 14 3
John Gibbons, same 19 14 3
Henry Hurlbert, same 19 14 3
William Luckins, same 19 14 3
Jacob Penn, same 19 14 3
Thomas Wade, same 19 14 3
George Wassell, same 19 14 3
William Banton [? Bonton], same 19 14 3
Thomas Parsons, as ditto of a Fourth Rate 16 8 6
William Chappell, as a superannuated Purser of a First Rate 26 5 7
Edward Lawford, as ditto of a Second Rate 23 0 0
Thomas Sutton, same 23 0 0
Richard Blackman, as a superannuated Cook of a Second Rate 8 4 3
Thomas Masters, as ditto of a Third Rate 8 4 3
Thomas Revett, same 8 4 3
Richard Ball, same 8 4 3
George Barnes, as ditto of a Sixth Rate 7 17 7
Joseph Goodwin, as a superannuated Carpenter of a First Rate 26 5 7
John Newberry, as ditto of a Second Rate 23 0 0
John Barnett, same 23 0 0
John Bond, same 23 0 0
Daniel Hackman, same 23 0 0
Thomas Clements, same 23 0 0
Thomas Wiggems, same 23 0 0
Alexander Sotherland, as ditto of a Third Rate 19 14 3
Edmund Lowance, same 19 14 3
William Stringer, same 19 14 3
James Spyars, same 19 14 3
Henry Wynell, same 19 14 3
Mathew Richardson, same 19 14 3
Robert Kirktown, as a superannuated Surgeon of a First Rate 48 10 3
John Somerville, same 48 10 3
Joseph Storey, same 46 4 4
Henry Worth, same 46 4 4
Mathew Thomas, same 48 3 8
Humphrey Cooley, same 48 3 8
Thomas Bayle, as ditto of a Second Rate 43 16 1
Nathaniel Doggett, same 43 16 1
Robert Pearce, same 43 16 1
Peter Britton, same 43 16 1
John Moyle, same 35 11 10
John Barclay, as ditto of a Third Rate 32 9 5
Richard Bond, same 32 9 5
James Christie, as ditto of a Fifth Rate 37 9 1
William Hopkins, as ditto of a Third Rate 30 2 4
William Skeat, same 30 2 4
John Kent, as same to 5 Aug. 1706 7 10 0
Henry Carter, as same to 24 Aug. 1706 9 3 8
Thomas Barfoot, as ditto of a Fourth Rate 29 11 4
Francis Crofts, as ditto of a Second Rate 43 16 1
Joseph Rydout, as a same 43 0 9
Lieut. Archibald Bowles 23 0 0
Sampson Bourne 50 0 0
Francis Skelton, for wounds at St. Christopher 4 0 0
Mary Atkins 102 16 8
Admiral The Honble. Sir Thomas Allen 559 18 5
Reuben Bennett 2 15 8
Thomas Bates 10 0 0
Mary Carter 7 2 10
Lieut. Thomas Grimstone 14 4 0
Edmund Oliver, as a superannuated Surgeon of a Third Rate 8 19 11
William Phillips, as a superannuated Cook of a Third Rate 0 17 10
Sir George Rooke, for his pension on consideration that he ceases being a Commissioner of the Admiralty, at 3l. a day 552 0 0
Capt. John Torpley 15 0 0
William Vanderveld, senior, and William Vanderveld, junior, for their pensions at 100l. per an. each: for one quarter ended at Midsummer 1683 50 0 0
total of pensions 9,265 6 9
Flag pay and table money to the Admirals of the Fleet for periods, detailed:
Sir John Norris 909 15 0
Sir Stafford Fairbone 1,275 0 0
Marquess of Carmarthen 1,355 0 0
Sir George Byng 1,218 0 0
Sir John Leake 2,154 0 0
John Baker 612 10 0
Sir John Jennings 920 15 0
Charles Wager 287 0 0
Sir Edward Whitaker 620 15 0
James, Lord Dursley 887 10 0
10,240 5 0
Half pay [names not entered] 8,094 8 9
Rewards, individually detailed at length, for extraordinary services relating to the Navy 18,880 13 4
disbursements of various natures, detailed 276,263 18 7
wages or pay by bill to officers, detailed 3,682 17 0
ships building and price of ships 14,180 6 0
price of land at Woolwich 1,000 0 0
travelling charges to officers and clerks 5,258 18 5
volunteers' diet 2,116 18 10
pilotage 12,502 0 4
free gifts and medicines 4,630 8 2
extraordinary service in transcription of papers &c. 1,367 10 0
for counting money 98 14 6
law charges 24 6 2
hire and freight of vessels for transportation (ships detailed) 12,128 0 5
house rent of the Principal Officers of the Navy &c. 1,772 4 5
Wages to Commanders, Officers, seamen &c. serving on board ships as follows:
Albemarle, July 1707—Sept. 1709 18,262 12 6
Anglesea, July 1707—Nov. 1709 17,019 12 11
Adventure, July 1707—March 1708–9 3,371 17 2
Arrogant, June 1705—Jan. 1708–9 3,704 12 3
Advice, prize, July 1707—June 1708 1,193 17 1
Anthelope, Hospital ship, March 1705–6—Nov. 1708 3,893 14
Bristol, July 1706—April 1709 10,915 16
Berwick, July 1707—June 1708 5,523 10 2
Bonadventure, July 1706—June 1708 6,329 6
Cumberland, July 1706—Oct. 1707 8,088 7
Chester, same time 4,431 1
Chatham, July 1707—June 1708 3,687 7 8
Crown, same time 3,373 12
Cambridge, July 1706—Nov. 1708 16,115 1 1
Cornwall, Jan. 1705–6—June 1709 15,742 14 7
Cruizer, July 1707—Nov. 1708 1,956 16 0
Child's Play, July 1706—Aug. 1707 1,376 5 3
Charles, galley, July 1705—Dec. 1709 6,003 7 9
Content, hulk, Oct. 1707—Sept. 1708 281 18 1
Dunwich, July 1706—June 1708 2,996 11 7
Dartmouth, July 1707—June 1708 3,425 16 2
Dolphin, July 1706—June 1709 4,265 1
Dunbarton Castle, Sept. 1707—April 1708 498 13 11
Dispatch, brigantine, July 1704—June 1708 3,153 1 10¼
Elizabeth, Sept. 1706—June 1708 9,455 0 1
Expedition, Jan. 1706–7—June 1709 12,359 15 1
Exeter, Sept. 1707—June 1708 3,168 15 11¼
Express, advice boat, July 1702—June 1708 3,559 6 2
Faulkland, July 1707—June 1708 4,041 18 4
Falmouth, Feb. 1707–8—June 1708 733 10 6
Feversham, July 1707—June 1708 2,202 16 7
Flambro, Feb. 1706–7—June 1708 1,914 9 5
Fowey, July 1705—April 1709 6,015 12
Fubbs, yacht, July 1706—June 170 1,560 8 3
Guernsey, Sept. 1706—June 1708 4,930 17 2
Gosport, March 1706–7—June 1708 2,464 4 5
St. George, Jan. 1705–6—Sept. 1708 23,024 14
Prince George, Jan. 1708–9—Sept. 1709 2,661 18 2
Glascow, May 1707—June 1708 1,701 17 11
Hampton Court, July 1706—May 1707 4,304 9 2
Hector, July 1706—June 1708 4,728 17
Lancaster, Sept. 1706—June 1708 12,915 12
Lynn, Aug. 1706—June 1708 3,755 17 7
Lizard, July 1706—June 1708 3,254 11
Marlbro', Dec. 1708—Sept. 1709 3,195 8 5
Maidstone, July 1705—June 1707 2,444 16 4
Margate, July 1706—Dec. 1707 2,181 10
Medway, prize, Sept. 1704—June 1708 4,672 0
Merlin, sloop, July 1706—June 1708 1,740 3
Norfolk, Jan. 1705–6—June 1709 18,597 1
Newark, Jan. 1705–6—April 1708 14,009 2
Northumberland, July 1707—Nov. 1709 9,851 12 4
Nonsuch, July 1707—June 1708 2,936 0 11
Nottingham, July 1705—June 1708 10,325 17
Newport, July 1707—June 1708 1,420 15
Nightingall, July 1706—Aug. 1707 1,839 10
Oxford, July 1705—June 1709 12,270 4
Pembrook, July 1707—June 1708 2,707 0
Poole, July 1706—Dec. 1709 8,122 6 4
Postilion, prize, July 1706—May 1709 2,232 1 11
Phœnix, fire ship, July 1705—March 1707–8 2,169 4 3
Resolution, March 1707–8—June 1708 760 8 8
Ramelies, Jan. 1708–9—Sept. 1709 2,438 6 4
Ranelagh, Aug. 1707—June 1708 4,984 16 10
Rye, July 1706—June 1708 4,541 2 10
Ruby, July 1706—Oct. 1707 4,935 16
Rupert, July 1707—June 1708 3,705 13 1
Rochester, prize, July 1706—June 1708 2,935 11 3
Royal Sovereign, Oct. 1708—July 1709 5,370 12 4
Sterling Castle, Dec. 1705—June 1708 15,985 18 2
Southampton, July 1706—June 1708 8,696 16 9
Sheerness, July 1705—June 1708 5,499 13
Scarborough, July 1706—June 1708 1,810 13
Strombello, same dates 3,855 11
Surprize, July 1706—Jan. 1707–8 1,917 14 6
Smirna Factor, hospital ship, July 1705—Dec. 1709 3,624 5 11
Soesdyke, yacht, July 1707—Oct. 1708 860 13 10
Tryumph, Jan. 1707–8—Sept. 1709 7,474 5 9
Torbay, Oct. 1706 to Jan. 1707–8 8,750 14 9
Tartar, July 1706—June 1708 4,781 7 5
Warwick, July 1707—June 1709 3,715 8
Winchester, July 1705—June 1708 8,151 0
Worcester, prize, Feb. 1704–5—May 1708 1,526 12 6
Woolwich, July 1706—Dec. 1709 10,027 17 3
Windsor July 1705—June 1708 7,878 12
Woolf, Nov. 1704—June 1708 2,871 17
St. Anthonio, sloop, Sept. 1706—March following 171 6 0
Anne and Francis, ketch, Dec. 1708—June 1709 71 18 10
ditto, 1709 June—Sept. 32 18 5
Adventure, ketch, April 1708—June 1709 181 9 0
ditto, 1709 June—Oct. 42 7 7
Ann, yacht, Dec. 1708—July 1709 91 9 7
ditto, 1709 Aug—Dec. 54 7 7
Adventure, smack, Dec. 1708—June 1709 56 18 1
ditto, 1709 June—Nov. 33 18 3
Blast, bomb [vessel], March 1705–6 to Dec. 1709 1,088 10 1
Bonetta, sloop, July 1706—June 1708 1,633 15 11
Burchett, sloop, June 1708 to Feb. following 331 2 8
Coronation, pink, 1709 April—June 29 8 1
ditto, 1709 July—Nov. 27 3 8
Churchill, smack, Oct. 1708 to Jan. following 34 5 5
ditto, Jan. 1708–9—July 1709 65 18 9
ditto, 1709 July—Dec. 32 15 11
Dorothy, pink, Aug. 1707—Nov. 1709 244 7 9
Dixwell, ketch, Jan. 1708–9—Sept. 1709 61 8 2
Emma and Arthur, Jan. 1707–8—June 1708 65 13 2
Furnace, bomb vessel, March 1707–8—June 1708 67 12 8
Faulcon, yacht, 1709 April—Sept. 59 2 1
Friends Adventure, ketch, Jan. 1708–9—May 1709 43 17 7
Fly, galley, same time 52 5 8
Friendship, hoy, Dec. 1708—Sept. 1709 106 4 5
Granada, bomb vessel, June 1706—Dec. 1709 943 2 11¼
Goodwill, smack, Nov. 1708 to Feb. following 33 5 2
ditto, March 1708–9—Sept. 1709 43 12 6
George, hoy, Jan. 1708–9—July 1709 67 19 6
ditto, 1709 July—Dec. 32 8 6
Goodwill, hoy, 1708 July—Nov. 45 2 5
Hopewell, smack, Feb. 1708–9—July 1709 30 12 9
ditto, 1709 Aug.—Nov. 16 8 2
Hannah and Susanna, hoy, Jan. 1708–9—Sept. 1709 76 8 8
Henry and Richard, hoy, Jan. 1708–9—Aug. 1709 60 2 8
John and Ann, smack, Dec. 1708—June 1709 63 13 2
ditto, June—Sept. 1709 26 4 8
John and Ann, hoy, Jan. 1708–9—Oct. 1709 58 5 1
John and Bridgett, yacht, Jan. 1708–9—July 1709 72 3 10
John and Mary, smack, Dec. 1708—Oct. 1709 102 1 7
ditto, Oct.—Dec. 1709 17 1 7
John and Sarah, smack, Nov. 1707—Sept. 1709 146 15 7
Mary, yacht, Jan. 1708–9—July, 1709 60 15 1
Mary, ketch, Dec. 1708—June 1709 69 5 9
Marvelous, a tender, Sept. 1707—April 1709 148 3 11
Owner's Goodwill, hoy, Jan. 1708–9—May 1709 48 16 10
Starr, bomb vessel, March 1707–8—Jan. 1709 213 18 7
Salaman, bomb vessel, March 1707–8—June 1708 66 13 8
Southampton, galley, July 1708—April 1709 123 18 8
Success, smack, Sept. 1708—June 1709 157 10 0
ditto, July—Oct 1709 58 12 9
Sarah, pink, Feb. 1707–8—Nov. 1709 206 5 8
Thomas and Mary, smack, March 1708–9—May 1709 26 11 3
Thomas and Hester, smack, Dec. 1708—Sept. 1709 55 7 1
Unity, smack, Feb. 1707–8—Sept. 1709 221 13 1
Unity, hoy, April—June 1709 14 0 7
Weazle, sloop, Jan. 1707–8—June 1708 257 0 2
William and Mary, smack, Aug.—Oct. 1708 29 19 4
ditto, Dec. 1708—Aug. 1709 82 0 2
William and Mary, hoy, Dec. 1708—May 1709 54 0 5
ditto, June—Sept. 1709 15 18 9
Woolwich, smack, Dec. 1708—June 1709 33 0 2
ditto, July—Sept. 1709 15 14 1
William and Elizabeth, ketch, Jan. 1708–9—Aug. 1709 90 15 4
William and Ann, pink, Dec. 1708—Sept. 1709 113 18 6
William and John, hoy, Feb. 1708–9—Oct. 1709 93 16 4
William and James, hoy, Dec. 1708—April 1709 43 4 7
sundry able and ordinary seamen as have been discharged from the Fleet sick and infirm, or from one ship into another, and paid by tickets assigned by the Navy Board pursuant to a clause in an Act of Parliament [4–5 Anne, c. 6] in that behalf 46,917 17 7
sundry able and ordinary seamen who were removed from one ship into another and their wages paid by lists prepared and made out for thatpurpose by the Commanders of the ships wherein they served and paid before the ships to which they did belong [were paid] 41,567 7
sundry Officers and Marines remaining unpaid on ships' books made up and allowed, abstracted into two lists of arrears of ships' Tickets and paid between 1 Jan. 1704–5 and 17 Jan. 1709–10 33,739 2 9
sundry Registered seamen as died abroad in foreign voyages and were paid by this accomptant pursuant to an Act of Parliament [as above] in that behalf, the ships in which they served not being paid in his [this accomptant's] Treasurership 1,863 11
several persons entitled to the abatements made on ships' Books for Dead Men's clothes and tobacco in the respective years that the said ships were paid: which has been charged on the preceding Treasurer and this accomptant in their ledgers for those years as Deductions made by them on that accompt 3,188 8
in all: wages to Commanders, officers and seamen 620,303 1 11½
wages and entertainments of sundry officers, clerks, artificers, labourers &c. employed in the Rope Yards and Dockyards:
officers &c. in £ s. d.
Chatham Yard 7,631 17 9
Deptford Yard 4,181 16 10
Woolwich Yard 2,860 13 5
Sheerness Yard 2,439 14 11
Portsmouth Yard 6,618 6 3
Plymouth Yard 2,858 7 8
Harwich Yard 818 11 3
Kinsale Yard 1,704 7 2
29,113 15 3
shipwrights, carpenters, riggers &c. in
Chatham Yard 39,196 5 9
Deptford Yard 24,983 1 1
Woolwich Yard 25,107 19 6
Sheerness Yard 8,246 16 8
Portsmouth Yard 57,947 15 4
Plymouth Yard 19,969 9 6
Kinsale Yard 920 17 8
176,372 17 5
spinners, hatchellors, labourers &c. in the Rope Yard at
Chatham 6,839 10 7
Portsmouth 6,328 0 2
Plymouth 3,321 17 2
Woolwich 5,856 5 7
22,345 13 6
Officers and Marines during their service on the Content hulk and Deptford transport employed at Lisbon between 18 March 1703–4 and 31 March 1711 5,828 9 11½
sundry shipwrights, caulkers and other workmen in Extraordinary et al.according to a list of arrears of Yard Tickets and Tickets assigned by the Navy Board and paid between 1 Jan. 1704–5 and 17 Jan. 1709–10 2,914 8 2
sundry shipwrights, riggers, caulkers &c. paid by Yard Tickets assigned by the Navy Board on this accomptant before the Yards were paid for the quarters to which they belonged, which quarters are since paid by the succeeding Treasurer 3,225 8 0
239,800 12
total of payments for emptions, provisions, salaries, entertainments of officers of the Admiralty and Navy Office, flag pay, wages, pilotage, building, Sack Yards, Rope Yards, &c., &c. 1,566,194 18 9
money paid to the Chest at Chatham and Greenwich Hospital and several chaplains and surgeons 10,085 8 2
over pays and double pays since recovered and charged 359 19 10¾
Allowed for the Victualling:
emptions and provisions of stores of victuals, detailed, for the Victualling 884,410 17
carriage thereof 985 6 1
interest at 6 per cent. for moneys due to sundry persons upon bills for stores 892 14 9
[individual] balances, detailed, of Victualling accompts [from 1703 onwards] 23,782 12 10
workmanship accounts, detailed 3,473 2 0
hire and freight of vessels (not detailed) 18,513 6 10
disbursements, detailed 30,700 14 1
salaries to the Commissioners and other officers belonging to the Victualling 7,467 2 9
rent of storehouses &c. 1,450 4 4
various wages (labourers &c.) 28,441 18 9
Necessary Money and Extraordinary Necessary Money to ships' Commanders and Pursers 27,873 14 11
Short Allowance [provision] Money 98,806 0 10
travelling charges 412 19 6
total paid for Victualling services 1,127,210 15
allowance for imprests cleared [by] and [for items] doubly charged on this accomptant 1,872 4 2
money imprested by this accomptant to several persons for which they have accompted:
Richard Povey, for Sick and Wounded 191,380 11
Thomas Savery, for ditto 251,042 1 10½
Samuel Atkinson and Nicholas Roope, for Transports 74,515 12
Walter Whitfeild, for Marines 611,291 10
Harry Mordaunt, for the Ordnance 47,841 0 10
Richard, Earl of Ranelagh, several imprests with which the said Earl has charged himself in his accompt for the year 1702, not yet declared 16,589 15 0
1,192,660 11
money, tallies and orders paid over and assigned to succeeding Treasurers of the Navy, viz.:
Robert Walpole, as by warrants and sums, detailed 434,984 1 1
ditto, charged in his final accompt 1,500 0 0
Charles Cæsar 40,329 0 0
John Aislabie 4,864 0 0
481,677 1 1
allowance for overpayments and double payments and other losses (detailed) sustained by this accomptant 3,667 15 1
money paid for the charge of clerkship in making up this accompt and for fees in passing same 4,068 8 6
ordinary allowance 65 16 8
money paid into the Receipt by Sir Charles Wager, executor of James Littleton, executor of Sir Thomas Littleton, this accomptant: by tally dated 5 June 11 Geo. I. 1,364 6 0
total payments and allowance £4,389,227 5
and so remains 619,208l. 17s.d.
against which: £ s. d. £ s. d.
depending upon sundry persons as follows for moneys imprested for the service of the Navy within the time of this accomptant's Treasurership (the dates of the imprests and the names of the payees being set out in detail):
in the accompt from 29 May 1699 to 31 Dec. 1700 14,578 8
in the accompt for the year ended 31 Dec. 1701 5,636 7 6
in the accompt for the year ended 31 Dec. 1702 3,307 16 8
in the accompt for the year ended 31 Dec. 1703 310 0 0
in the accompt for the year ended 31 Dec. 1704 14,782 14 7
in the accompt for the year ended 31 Dec. 1705 5,299 6 8
within the time of this accompt for one year ended 31 Dec. 1709 382,476 15 11¼
426,496 1 0¾ [sic]
Imprests to sundry persons, detailed for the service of the Victualling, viz.
in the account from 29 May 1699 to 31 Dec. 1700 14,130 0 9
in the account to 1701 Dec. 31 44,844 1 1
in the account to 1702 Dec. 31 17,839 9 3
in the account to 1703 Dec. 31 14,920 10 0
in the account to 1704 Dec. 31 10,161 9 8
in the account to 1705 Dec. 31 4,761 3 5
in the account to 1706 Dec. 31 5,411 15 11
in one year to 1709 Dec. 31 80,644 6
total Victualling imprests 192,712 16
total imprests £619,208 17
And so this accomptant at the close of this his final accompt, began 1 Jan. 1708–9 and ended 31 Dec. 1709, is even and quit.
Declared 9 Feb. 1725–6.
AUDIT OFFICE, BUNDLE 1819, ROLL 479.
Navy: Prize Ships.
Final General Accompt of Prizes, exhibited by John Evelyn, Esq. (now Sir John Evelyn, bart.), Thomas Baker, Sir Thomas Skipwith, deceased, Matthew Barton and Charles Killigrew, late Principal Commissioners for Prizes, appointed by patent dated 27 Nov. 6 Anne.
From 24 June 1708 to 23 March 1708–9, when their commission was suppressed.
Charge.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears depending upon sundry persons particularly named at the foot of the last preceding General Accompt of Prizes for the year ended 1708 June 24 44,967 0
Money due for the several prize ships and their cargoes and for the goods and merchandise taken from the French and Spaniards by her Majesty's ships and brought into the ports of England or into foreign ports (privateers excepted) which have been sold or disposed of within the time of this accompt: one half part of which prizes the late Queen Anne granted to the captors by her Declaration of 1 June 1702, after satisfaction of legal Customs and charges: viz.
sold and disposed of
by Christopher Crowe, late
Agent at Leghorn:
the Queen's share.
£ s. d.
the Sea Horse, taken by the Sorlings, Capt. Rob. Jackson, and carried into Leghorn 209 0
the Virgin de la Gardea, taken by the Valeur, Capt. Johnson, and carried into Leghorn 330 8
the Virgin de la Grace, taken by the Sorlings, Capt. Jackson, and sold at Leghorn 280 11 7
820 0 1
sold and disposed of by Charles Thomas, Agent at Barbados:
the Neptune of Nantes, taken by the Kinsale, Capt. Foljambe, and sold at Barbados 726 7 3
the La Marquise, taken by ditto and sold at ditto 198 14 4
two pipes of wine with which the said Thomas hath charged himself 19 16 0
944 17 7
sold and disposed by Robert Gibbs, Agent at Barbados:
the Duke de Berry, taken by the Blackwall,samuel Martin commander, and sold at Barbados 370 9 7
the Susanna or Dogger ketch, taken by the Lowestoffe, John Stuckley commander, and sold at Barbados 32 16 9
the L'Amazon, taken by the Weymouth, Capt. Mitchell, and sold at Barbados 1,105 7 0
1,508 13 4
sold and disposed by Col. William Cleeland, Agent at Barbados:
the St. Jermain and La Maria, taken by the Kinsale, Francis Cassells commander, and sold at Barbados 558 5 7
sold and disposed by Edward Perrie, Agent at Antegoa:
the Small sloop, taken by the Greyhound, William Herriott commander; and the Chance sloop, taken by the Medway, Thomas Hughes commander; and the Catherine sloop, taken by the Speedwell, George Cammock commander; and the Tourtelle, taken by the said Greyhound and sold at Antegoa 323 16 10
sold and disposed by Col. George Plater, Agent at Maryland:
the St. Paul of Rochelle, taken by the Oxford, Joshua Moore commander, and sold at Maryland 570 7 0
sold and disposed by Capt. Vincent Cutter, commander of the Newcastle:
the St. John Baptiste, taken by the said Newcastle 273 2 6
sold and disposed by James Smith, Agent to the Fleet in the Mediterranean:
the Virgin de la Gardia, taken by the Sorlings, Capt. Jackson commander 348 15 0
more owned to be reserved in his [Smith's] hands unpaid to captors 20 0 0
368 15 0
5,367 17 11
Money paid by or due from the following for prize ships or goods sold to them:
Thomas Wood and Joseph Gyde, late Agents at Jamaica, money remitted by them to John Henley, late Receiver General for Prizes 437 7 11
Alexander Hamilton, late Agent in the West Indies, money remitted by him to the said Henley 500 0 0
— Goddard, Esq., late Consul at Tunis, for the prize Guardian Angell, taken by Capt. Swanton of the Exeter, and condemned in the Admiralty Court of London 1704 June 12, and sold to the said Consul Goddard but not yet paid 900 0 0
Lawrence Towne, broker, for loss by resale of prize goods bought by him at public sales, but not taken away within the time contracted and afterwards resold at a less price, viz. the ship Prophet Daniel, 58l. 8s. 9d.; the St. Andrew of Purney, 3l. 14s. 9d.; and some storax out of the Sancta Cruz galeon, 22l. 8s. 3d. 84 11 0
Thomas Baker for an overpayment to him as clerk to the Secretary of the Prize Office in Aug. 1705 1 11 5
1,923 10 4
Moneys remitted to John Henley within the time of this accompt by the several Sub-Commissioners and Agents for Prizes in the Outports and in foreign parts which hath been charged [upon] and accompted for by the said late Receiver General Henley in his cash account of prizes for the year ended 24 June 1709, viz. money received from the Agents in the Outports or in foreign parts on account of prizes sold there:
Thomas Kirke, Agent at Genoa 398 2 0
Giles Wheeler, Agent at Newfoundland 671 9 0
Alexander Hamilton, Agent in the West Indies 500 0 0
James Smith, Agent to the Fleet in the Mediterranean 200 0 0
Joseph Gyde, Agent at Jamaica 437 7 11
Ellis Terrill, Agent at Lisbon 543 9 7
Christopher Crowe, Agent at Leghorn 1,619 12
Charles Powell, Agent at Barcelona 2,043 15 0
John Hardy, Agent at Bristol, on account of money due from Abraham Stanyan, Sub-Commissioner [of Prizes] there 56 6 11
6,470 2 11¼
Money received of Agents for Prizes as the balance of their accompts:
samuel Powell, Agent at Deal 42 6
Thomas Baker, for an overpayment made to him as clerk to the Secretary of these Accomptants 1 11 5
43 17
Money paid by the Agents for Prizes in the Outports and other officers as follows over and above the money by them received upon account of Prizes within the time of this accompt: and which is to be allowed and discompted to themin the succeeding General Accompt of Prizes:
Thomas Newman, late Agent at Dartmouth 8 9 9
William Cornwall, late Agent at Hull 1 6 2
samuell Proctor, broker 105 15 10½
115 11
total charge and receipts £58,888 1 0
Discharge.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Money overpaid by several Agents for Prizes on their accompts ended at Midsummer 1708 (exclusive of the sum of 30l. 17s. 9d. charged as overpaid by John Hawkshaw, Agent [for Prizes] at Dublin, which hath since been repaid to him by John Henley, late Receiver General for Prizes, and allowed to him [Henley] in his cash account of the said Office for a year ended at Midsummer 1709):
William Cornwall, [Prizes] Agent at Hull 1 6 2
samuell Proctor of London, broker 105 15 10½
Thomas Newman, Agent [for Prizes] at Dartmouth 8 9 9
115 11
payments made by the said John Henley or by the Sub-Commissioners and Agents at the several Outports and foreign parts: viz.
paid by John Henley and accounted for in his Cash Account of Prizes for a year ended 24 June 1709:
repayment of incidents deducted out of the gross produce of prizes before the dividends were made and the captors' moiety were adjusted 555 10 7
captors' shares of the net proceed of prizes put into course of payment within the time of this accompt 4,591 15 1
payments out of the Queen's moiety of prizes: viz. 143l. 16s. 8d. for salaries; 612l. 7s. 0d. for incidents; 438l. 10s. 11d. to Sub-Commissioners and Agents for balances on incidents 1,194 14 7
money imprested by John Henley to several persons within the time of this accompt for incidents, for which the parties are set in super at the foot of the said accompt: viz. 120l. 8s. 0d. to Charles Carleton and Henry Marshall, two waiters on the Agent to the Grand Fleet; 20l. to John Wynn, late Deputy Solicitor for Prizes; 250l. to John Portman, gent., one of the Accountants General for Prizes; 25l. to John Turner, Office keeper 415 8 0
6,757 8 3
money paid by the several Agents for Prizes as follows for incident charges in condemning, securing and sale of prize ships and goods as approved by Treasury warrant dated 28 June 1723: viz.
Ellis Terrell, Agent at Lisbon 2,424 6 0
Nicholas Holloway, Agent at Gibraltar 460 9 0
Christopher Crowe, Agent at Leghorn 1,265 16 0
Charles Powell, Agent at Barcelona 1,196 10
William Sherrard, Agent at Smyrna 45 5 1
Giles Wheeler, Agent at Newfoundland 523 10 8
Nathaniel Harrison, Agent at Virginia 278 14
John Coleman, Agent at New England 311 0 10
6,500 13
money remitted within the time of this accompt by the Agents for Prizes as follows to the said John Henley and by him charged in his said cash account: and for which credit is here given to them, the same having been before charged on these accountants in their account in the article of arrears: viz.
£ s. d.
Thomas Kirke, Agent at Genoa 398 2 0
Giles Wheeler, Agent at Newfoundland 671 9 0
Alexander Hamilton, Agent in the West Indies 500 0 0
James Smith, Agent to the Fleet in the Mediterranean 200 0 0
Joseph Gyde, Agent at Jamaica 437 7 11
Ellis Terrell, Agent at Lisbon 543 9 7
Christopher Crowe, Agent at Leghorn 1,619 12
Charles Powell, Agent at Barcelona 2,043 15 0
John Hardy, Agent at Bristol, on account of money due from Abraham Stanyan, a Sub-Commissioner there 56 6 11
6,470 2 11¼
money received from the undermentioned Agents for Prizes as the balances of their accounts:
samuel Powell, Agent at Deal 42 6
Thomas Baker, for an overpayment made to him 1 11 5
43 17
6,514 0
there is here allowed the money depending (at the foot of the preceding General Account of Prizes) upon Sir Thomas Littleton, late Treasurer of the Navy, the same having been accounted for by him in his account for the said [Navy] Office for the year ended 31 Dec. 1704, as appears by the said account and by the Cash Account of Prizes for a year ended at Midsummer 1709 500 0 0
total of payments and allowances 20,387 13
and so Remains 38,500l. 7s.d.
against which there is depending:
upon sundry Sub-Commissioners and Agents for Prizes for money in theirhands for which they have not yet rendered their accounts: viz.
William Roche, Receiver at Plymouth, for money in his hands at the determination of his account on 23 March 1708–9 462 0
John Parker and Nicholas Davy, Agents, for the like: 197l. 11s.d. for Parker and 99l. 1s. 6d. for Davy 296 13
Abraham Stanyan, Sub-Commissioner at Bristol nil.
William Kelly, Agent at Bideford, for the like 22 0 11
sir George Parker and Charles Goring, late Sub-Commissioners at Portsmouth, for the like 700 6
Paul Burrard, John Sands and Richard Norris, Sub-Commissioners at Portsmouth, for the like 31 6 4
Edward Knatchbull and John Chetwynd, Sub-Commissioners at Dover, for the like 116 5 10
samuell Powell, Agent at Deal, Ramsgate and Margate, for the like 8 6 0
Charles Bargrave, late Agent there, for the like 1 17 1
Nicholas Mannooch, Agent at Rye, for the like 7 0 0
simon Sandford, Agent at Harwich, for the like 38 8 7
Charles Dalstone, Agent at Whitby, North Shields &c., for the like 29 17 1
Richard Sheldon, late Agent there, for the like 0 18 0
Robert Lea, late Agent at Guernsey, for the like 60 13 8
Gabriel Soulden, Agent at Kinsale, for the like 22 19
Dr. William King, Agent at Dublin, for the like 4 15 4
Ellis Terrill, Agent at Lisbon, for the like 1,830 2
Nicholas Holloway, Agent at Gibraltar, for the like 232 8 10½
sir Lambert Blackwell, Agent at Leghorn, for the like 1,649 14 5
Christopher Crow, Agent at Leghorn, for the like 1,605 17
Thomas Kirke, Agent at Genoa, for the like 159 19 0
Charles Powell, Agent at Barcelona, for the like 254 10
William Sherrard, Agent at Smyrna, for the like 781 15 11
Giles Wheeler, Agent at Newfoundland, for the like 615 14 4
Nathaniel Harrison, Agent at Virginia, for the like 75 2 4
Thomas Coleman, Agent in New England 1,233 16 5
Mark Proudfoot, deceased, late Agent for Prizes in the Grand Fleet, for the like 918 18 0
James Smith, late Agent for Prizes in the Grand Fleet under Sir Cloudesley Shovel, for the like 3,906 7 7
Charles Thomas, Agent at Barbados, for the like 669 17 7
Robert Gibbs, Agent there, for the like 1,783 13 4
Col. William Cleeland, Agent there, for the like 558 5 7
Edward Perrie, Agent at Antigua, for the like 323 16 10
Col. George Plater, Agent at Maryland, for the like 570 7 0
Capt. Vincent Cutter, for the like 273 2 6
Consul — Goddard of Tunis, for the like 900 0 0
20,146 18
Depending upon the following either for the price of several lots of prize goods bought by them and charged on these accomptants in the several years undermentioned or for the losses sustained by the re-sale of other [prizes] sold to but not paid for by them: viz.
in the year ended Midsummer 1703.
Lawrence Towne of London, broker, for a lot of wet cotton out of the prize St. Andrew, No. 72, sold to him for 67l. 10s. 1d. 52 10 1
samuel Sturry, for a lot of molassses out of the said prize No. 73, sold to him for 6l. 1s. 5d. 1 1 5
in the year ended Midsummer 1704.
Lawrence Towne, broker, for a lot, No. 85, out of the prize St. John Baptist, sold to him 3 March 1702–3 for 10l. 11s. 5d. 2 11 5
ditto, for two lots, Nos. 117 and 118, out of the prize Bayonne, sold to him 15 Jan. 1702–3 for 47l. 5s. 8d. 19 5 8
ditto, for lot No. 108, out of the prize St. Mary, sold to him 15 Jan. 1702–3 for 113l. 13s. 3d. 76 8 3
in the year ended Midsummer 1705.
ditto for re-sale of several lots sold to but not paid for by him, viz. sweets [wines] out of the Golden Pearl for 50l. 5s. 0d., but re-sold at 31l. 5s. 0d.: lot 32 out of the Dixwell ketch, sold him for 4l. 10s. 0d., but re-sold for 3l. 10s. 0d.: ebony out of the Oriana sold him for 1l. 7s. 5d. and re-sold for 12s. 7d. 20 14 10
Dudley Crew, for re-sale of two lots of Morees out of the prize Starr in the East, Nos. 414 and 415, 27 July 1703 for 275l. and re-sold for 205l. 70 0 0
Walter Spencer, for re-sale of a lot of white wine out of the prize Salvator of Stettin, No. 67, sold to him 26 Jan. 1703 for 52l. 16s. 3d., but re-sold for 9l. 7s. 2d. 43 9 1
Giles Been, for four lots of tent out of the prize Assumption de Maria, sold to him 26 July 1704 for 121l. 2s. 10d., of which only 106l. hath yet been paid 15 2 10
in the year ended Midsummer 1706.
John James David, for four lots of sugar out of the John and James of Roscoe, sold to him 18 July 1705 for 369l. 14s. 5d. 309 14 5
Lawrence Towne, for loss on several lots of prizes bought by him and not paid for within the time of the contract, viz. a silver holy water pot out of the bootytaken at Vigo and Port St. Maries, sold to him 4 Aug. 1703 for 27l. 4s. 0d., which re-sold for 16l. 19s. 0d.; and two lots of white brown rusk, sold to him 22 March 1702–3 out of the Truro galeon for 13l. 9s. 7d., which re-sold only for 2l. 16s. 4d.; and three lots of tobacco sold to him 9 Nov. 1703 for 153l. 18s. 3d., which re-sold for 84l. 0s. 11d. 90 15 7
in the year ended at Midsummer 1707.
George Tooke, for sherry out of the Post or Partition of Bilbao, sold to him 5 July 1705 for 57l., on which he only paid 10l. and was re-sold for 12l. 10s. 0d. 34 10 0
in the year ended at Midsummer 1708.
Robert Harlock, for Lot 198 out of the Prophet Daniel, sold to him 25 Oct. 1704, as certified by William Gosselin, Comptroller of the Accounts of Prizes, dated 8 May 1714 2 17 0
within the time of this account.
Lawrence Towne, for goods re-sold out of the Prophet Daniel, 53l. 8s. 9d.; ditto out of the St. Andrew, of Purney, 3l. 14s. 0d.; ditto out of the Santa Cruz, galeon, 22l. 8s. 3d. 84 11 0
total of money due from purchasers of prize goods 823 11 7
John Brewer, late Receiver General for Prizes, for money remaining in his hands 2 Dec. 1707 (the day he was superseded) and as yet unaccompted for, as appears at the foot of his accompt then ended 6,339 8 10
John Henly, succeeding the said Brewer, for money remaining in his hands on account of prizes at the time of the determination of this accompt 8,973 3
15,312 12
depending upon Thomas Baker and William Gosselin, Commissioners for Arrears of Prizes, for money due to Queen Anne from sundry persons for several lots of Prize Goods out of prize ships as follows “and being paid into the hands of the said Commissioners on the following days is to be accounted for by them in their accompts of that [arrears] Office”:
the Europe, 12 Aug. 1709 8 8 9
the Hope of Stockholm, 12 Aug. 1709 1 8 7
the Nostra Signora de bon Hora, 7 June 1709 203 16 5
the Hopes of Peace, 28 Feb. 1709 148 1 6
the Prophet Daniel, 18 Nov. 1713 58 8 9
the Vierge, for cordage sold out of her and paid to the said Commissioners in South Sea Stock 16 0 7
436 4 7
money imprested to sundry persons by orders of the Commissioners for Prizes and depending upon them amongst the supers at the foot of the cash account of John Henley, Receiver General for Prizes, ended 24 June 1708, at the foot thereof:
upon Anthony Burnaby, Secretary to the late Principal Commissioners for Prizes 113 10 0
Thomas Parry, one of the coopers employed in the Prize Office 100 0 0
sir Thomas Littleton, deceased, Treasurer of the Navy 7 10 6
ditto, more 100 0 0
ditto, more 300 0 0
ditto, more 100 0 0
ditto, more 1,000 0 0
Daniel Burgess, gent., Solicitor for Prizes 40 0 0
Mark Proudfoot, Agent for Prizes aboard the Fleet 20 0 0
1,781 0 6
£38,500 7
And so these accomptants upon the end and determination of this their final General Accompt, begun 24 June 1708 and ended 23 March 1708–9 are Even and Quit
This accompt concludes with the following:
Memorandum. It appears by a return made by the [these] accountants in their account and also by a certificate of the Comptroller of the Accounts of Prizes that there remained to be accounted for at the time of the determination of this accompt the value of several prizes not accompted for to these accomptants, as also several sums of money not answered and paid to them, besides the balances and supers returned in the foregoing account, which are to be accounted for by Thomas Baker and William Gosselin, appointed to recover and receive arrears of prizes: viz.
Prizes to be accounted for.
Bonadventure, Acquillon, St. Peter, L'Hereux, Superbe, Pontchcartrain, L'Hardy, Royall Angelica, Jolly, Mathew, for which Mr. Arnold Brown, first Agent at Port Royal at Jamaica, or Alexander Hamilton, appointed Agent to inspect and prosecute for prizes in the West Indies, are to account.
Jesus of Nazareno, taken by the Experiment, Capt. Bowler.
Elgavillion, taken by her Majesty's ships Portland and Kingston.
Nostra Seigniora de Caredad la Brave, taken by the Dunkirk prize.
Jesus Maria, taken by the Assistance.
Cousin Mary and Ruyter galley, taken by the Scarborough.
May Flower, taken by the Suffolk.
The above remain to be accompted for by the captors thereof.
The accomptants have further certified that the undermentioned prizes were not accompted for to them, having been re-taken or lost at sea: viz.
St. Nicholas of Bulloign, sunk at sea.
Susan and Mary, re-taken by the French.
Bonheur or Good Fortune, lost at sea.
Mariana, stranded on the coast of Ireland.
Mary and Hope, cast away in coming home.
Thetis, man of war, sunk at sea.
They have also certified that the following prizes were taken into the service of the Government by order of the Lord High Admiral, and the value thereof not paid to the Prize Office nor [has] the moiety payable to the captors [ever been] satisfied: viz.
Arrogant, man of war, taken by the Newcastle, Capt. Vincent Cutter commander.
Salisbury, man of war, taken by the Fleet under Sir Geo. Byng.
Beringhen, privateer, taken by the Triton, Capt. — Taylor.
Hocquart, privateer, taken by the Dunkirk, Capt. Greville.
Play, privateer, taken by the ships Tartar, Capt. Leake, and the Adventure, Capt. Hicks.
Rosignole or Nightingale, privateer, taken by the Ludlow Castle, Capt. Haddock.
[the whole] amounting, according to the tunnage, gunnage and appraisements, to 4,507l. 19s. 11d.
as also the prize John de la Grace, taken by the Newcastle, Capt. Vincent Cutter, in 1708, was disposed of at Barcelona by the Earl of Peterborough's order, for the service of the Army in Spain, for which no account has been rendered, the net proceed whereof according to an account returned to the [herein] accountants by the said Earl's Secretary amounts to 3,067l. 10s. 0d.
It also appears by the accompt of these accomptants that there was powder, bombs and other stores taken out of a satia, name unknown, made prize by her Majesty's ships Newport and Tartar, which were delivered at Niza for the use and service of the Duke of Savoy, valued at 1,650l.
as also artillery and stores taken out of a Genoese prize taken by the Lyme, Capt. Doleman, and delivered by the Earl of Peterborough's order to Capt. Scott, Governor of Denia Castle, for the [Artillery] Train, valued at 2,060l.
as also that the prize St. Clara, taken by the ship of war Sorlings, Capt. Jackson, in 1708, appears to have been carried into Barcelona and there disposed of, but that no money hath been paid for the same to these accomptants.
and that the Commissioners of the Victualling received provisions out of the prizes Hester, Vierge or Windsor's Prize and St. Michael, for which they made no payments to these accomptants.
and that Thomas Wood and Jos. Gyde, appointed Agents for Prizes at Jamaica, have not accompted to these accomptants for the produce of the prizes that came under their care.
and that the aforesaid Alexander Hamilton, Agent for recovering of Prize money in the West Indies, did not render to them his account of the moneys which came to his hands for prizes, but remains answerable for the same,
and that Anthony Ellis, late Agent at Yarmouth, is accomptable for 2l. 9s. 9d. formerly overpaid him.
and that Sir Beville Granville, deceased, late Governor of Barbados, is accomptable for 431l. 19s. 3d. for money received by him from Robert Gibbs, Agent there, for the Lord High Admiral's Tenths of the prizes Amazon, Jermaine and La Marie.
The aforesaid Thomas Baker and William Gosselin, Commissioners for recovering Arrears of Prizes, are to account for all such other prizes or parcels of prizes as have or shall come to their hands or knowledge.
Declared 18 Oct. 1725.
AUDIT OFFICE, BUNDLE 1819, ROLL 477.
John Henley, Receiver General of Prizes.
Cash Accompt for 25 June 1708 to 24 June 1709.
Charge.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Remains in the hands of this accomptant at the determination of his preceding accompt ended 24 June 1708 9,155 7
Depending upon certain persons particularly named at the foot of his said last accompt 2,281 0 6
11,436 7
Money received by him within the time of this accompt upon the sale of prize ships or goods:
from the Principal Commissioners of Prizes, indigo out of the Hope of Peace, made prize in 1707 by the Nonsuch 61 4 0
received from Agents of Prizes at places as follows:
Thomas Kirke, Agent at Genoa 498 2 0
Giles Wheeler, Agent at Newfoundland 671 9 0
Alexander Hamilton, Agent at the West Indies 500 0 0
James Smith, Agent to the Fleet in the Mediterranean 200 0 0
Joseph Gyde, Agent at Jamaica 437 7 11
Ellis Terrell, Agent at Lisbon 543 9 7
Christopher Crowe, Agent at Leghorn 1,619 12
Charles Powell, Agent at Barcelona 2,043 15 0
John Hardy, Agent at Bristol 56 6 11
6,470 2 11¼
money received from several Agents as the balances of their accounts:
samuel Powell, Agent at Deal 42 6
Thomas Baker, for an overpayment to him as clerk to the Secretary in Aug. and Sept. 1705 1 11 5
43 17
total charge £18,011 12
Discharge.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Incidents and charges in the condemnation of prizes and other deductions from the gross produce of prizes before making dividends thereof and moiety to the captors:
disbursed by Walter Middleton of Milford port for securing the prize Francis de Vieux Chatell, taken by the Monmouth man of war before Commissioners of Prizes were appointed: allowed by Treasury warrant of 12 July 1708 22 0 0
Charles Nayler, charges on the prize Pilot Man, hoy, taken by her Majesty's ship Queenborough 14 17 6
William Window, charges on the prize Vigilance, paid by him in 1703 3 14 6
Thomas Reynolds, charges in condemning the prizes Elephant, John and James and Glutton 19 14 0
Joseph Ashton, rent of warehouses at Buttolph's Wharf in 1708 for prize goods 55 16 6
samuel Eyre, disbursements on the prizes Duke of Orleans and Palme 21 17 4
sir Charles Hedges, Judge of the High Court of Admiralty, fees to him and the officers of said Court relating to the prizes taken by her Majesty's ships from 12 Dec. 1707 to 22 Nov. 1708 417 10 9
555 10 7
paid to the captors (officers and seamen) for their share of the nett proceeds of several prizes:
her Majesty's ship Nonsuch, for their shares of 991l. 19s. 10d., the moiety of the net proceeds of the prize Hopes of Peace, taken in 1707 972 6
her Majesty's ship Eagle and seven other ships under Sir Stafford Fairborne, for their shares of 1,174l. 6s.d., being (with 167l. 15s.d. formerly paid to the said Sir Stafford for his share as Admiral) the moiety of the nett proceeds of five prizes taken by them in 1706, viz. the Anthoine of Bayonne, the Robert salee, the Frances of Bilboa, Jane of Ribereau and Mary of Bayonne 942 19
her Majesty's ships Pembroke, Guardland and Charles, galley, for their shares of 248l. 2s. 3d., the moiety of the nett proceeds of the prize Susanna of Bayonne, taken in 1705 195 2
her Majesty's ship Orford, for their shares of 255l. 0s. 11d., the moiety of the nett proceed of the prize Adventure, taken in 1707 227 9 11¾
her Majesty's ship Speedwell, for their shares of 20l. 18s. 7d., the moiety of the nett proceed of the prize St. Anne, taken in 1707 16 19
her Majesty's ship Kinsale, for their shares of 109l. 5s. 1d., the moiety of the nett value of the prize William of Nantes, taken in 1707 93 3 10¼
her Majesty's ship Somerset, for their shares of 866l. 18s. 9d., the moiety of the nett value of the prize Virgin de Grace, taken in 1707 759 2
her Majesty's ship Mary, for their shares of 181l. 10s. 1d., being the nine-tenths of the nett value of the prize Victoire of Cherburg, a privateer taken in 1703, and of 80l. allowed as gunnage money of eight guns taken in her in fight 181 1
her Majesty's ship Nottingham, for their shares of 22l. 0s. 2d., the nine-tenths of the nett proceeds of the prize Tour de Montfort, a privateer taken in 1705 10 17 10¾
her Majesty's ship Orford, for their shares of 6l. 0s. 3d., the nine-tenths of the nett proceed of the prize Adelaide, a privateer taken in 1706 4 16
her Majesty's ship Winchester, for their shares of 494l. 12s. 5d., the nine-tenths of the nett proceed of the prize Robert of Morlaix, a privateer taken in 1706 474 0
her Majesty's ship Queenborough, for their shares of 16l. 5s. 9d., the nine-tenths of the net proceed of the prize Pilotman, hoy, a privateer taken in 1707 11 13 11
her Majesty's ships Nonsuch and Falkland, for their shares of 473l. 11s. 7d., the nine-tenths of the nett proceed of the prize Duke of Orleans, and to them and her Majesty's ship Medway, for their shares of 304l. 10s. 1d., the nine-tenths of the nett proceed of the prize Palme, both privateers taken in 1707 653 5 6
her Majesty's ship Rochester, for their shares of 23l. 16s. 2d., the nett proceed of the prize St. Joseph of Newport [Nieuport or Havre de Grace], taken in 1707 17 3 10¼
her Majesty's ship Weymouth, for their shares of 35l. 19s. 3d., the nine-tenths of the nett proceed of the prize Marquis de Berniere, a privateer taken in 1707 31 11
4,591 15 1
paid for incident charges of the Prize Office and other charges of management:
salaries (detailed) 143 16 8
incident charges (detailed) 612 7 0
money paid to Sub-Commissioners or Agents for the balance of their accompts and to defray their incidents (detailed) 438 10 11
1,194 14 7
imprests cleared: viz. depending upon Sir Thomas Littleton, late Treasurer of the Navy, at the foot of the last preceding [Prizes] accompt and charged at the front of this accompt: the same having been accompted for by the said Littleton in his accompt ended 31 Dec. 1704, viz. 300l. as a reward paid by him to Capt. Joseph Taylor, commander of the Charles galley, for defending himself when attacked by three enemy galleys from Antibes and another from Morocco: and 200l. as a reward to Capt. Tudor Trevor, commander of the Triton, for bringing over an express from Sir George Rooke when he engaged the French in the Mediterranean 500 0 0
total payments and allowances £6,842 0 3
and so Remains 11,169l. 11s. 9¼.
whereof depending on:
Anthony Burnaby, Secretary to the late Principal Commissioners for Prizes, in part of imprests, detailed 113 10 0
Thomas Parry, a cooper in the Prize Office 100 0 0
sir Thomas Littleton, Navy Treasurer 7 10 6
for a medal and chain given to Capt. Taylor, commander of the Charles galley 100 0 0
ditto for Capt. John Baker, Capt. of the Monmouth, for his engagement in the Mediterranean 300 0 0
ditto for Geo. Fairly, Lieutenant of the Mountague, for wounds in the bombardment and attacking of Gibraltar, in which he lost a leg 100 0 0
ditto for Sir John Leake, Vice Admiral of the White, in part of 2,000l. reward 1,000 0 0
Daniel Burgesse, Solicitor for Prizes, for charges 40 0 0
Mark Proudfoot, late Agent for Prizes on board the Grand Fleet in the Mediterranean, in part of an imprest for waiters 20 0 0
Charles Carleton and Hen. Marshall, waiters attending said Proudfoot 120 8 0
John Wynn, late Deputy Solicitor for Prizes, for charges of a suit between the Queen and Capt. Balchin 20 0 0
John Portman, one of the Accountants to the Principal Commissioners of Prizes, for fees and charges relating to the Prize Office 250 0 0
John Turner, office keeper pf the Prize Office, for contingencies thereof 25 0 0
2,196 8 6
and so this accomptant upon the end and determination of this accompt ended 24 June 1709 is indebted 8973 3
Declared 16 July 1712.
SICK AND WOUNDED AND PRISONERS OF WAR.
Thomas Savery, Treasurer to the Commissioners for Sick and Wounded Seamen and Prisoners of War:
PIPE OFFICE, ROLL 2566.
Declared Account: from 1 July 1708 to 30 June 1709.
Charge.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Remains 187 4 9
depending upon sundry persons particularly named at the foot of the last accompt for sums imprested to them 31,422 13
money received from the Treasurer of the Navy to clear quarters to Xmas 1706 15,420 0 0
ditto for subsisting prisoners of war 1,885 0 0
ditto to answer foreign bills of exchange 10,767 0 0
ditto to carry on the current service of the Office 36,000 0 0
64,072 0 0
imprests cleared within the time of this accompt 750 0 0
total charge £96,431 18
Discharge.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
paid for cures, conduct money, quarters, funerals and other contingent charges of Sick and Wounded Seamen and salaries to officials at the several ports
Bristol 114 12 4
Bydeford 19 17 0
Deale 1,525 1 10
Dover 601 11 7
Deptford 432 11 5
Dartmouth 55 19 2
Falmouth 419 6 8
Gosport 2,302 19 6
Gravesend 416 5 2
Harwich 1,856 4 11¾
Hastings 24 9 0
Ireland 894 4
Liverpool, 13 19 0
Lisbon 9,991 5
Margate 143 13 6
miscellanies 2,769 17 5
Portsmouth 322 19 0
Plymouth 1,420 12
Rochester 2,551 0
Romansgate 9 16 0
southampton 58 17 0
sheerness 50 0 0
West Indies 1,664 16 11
Weymouth 41 18 4
Woolwich 1,348 0 2
Yarmouth 515 5 8
her Majesty's allowance of Twopences per diem to sundry seamen discharged from the London Hospitals in order to return to their respective ships and for their quarters until they could be admitted into the said Hospitals: according to the certificates from the stewards of the said Hospitals 1,567 5 0
30,412 9
payments for subsistence, quarters, cures, fees, funerals and other contingent charges on account of prisoners of war and for salaries of agents, physicians &c. at the several ports and places
Bristol 119 3 8
Dover 1,651 10 5
Deal 51 15 6
Dartmouth 7 1 9
Falmouth 132 6
Guernsey 60 9 0
Gosport 87 12 8
Hastings 4 7 0
Ireland 740 18
Jersey 79 6 0
London 1,785 12 2
Lisbon 547 5
Margate 15 5 7
miscellanies 537 14 11
Petersfield 644 10 6
Plymouth 2,230 16
Rochester 90 11 8
Romansgate 3 13 0
southampton 2,180 2 3
Weymouth 51 2 11
Yarmouth 8 7 8
transportation of Officers on parole from Dover to Calais 26 17 6
11,169 9 3
salaries of the Commissioners and their clerks &c. 2,450 0 0
incidents of ditto 2,021 3 8
4,471 3 8
total payments and allowances £46,053 2
Remains 50,378l. 15s. 9d.
whereof:
depending on Agents, named, for Sick and Wounded Seamen at the following places for moneys imprested to them: viz. at
Gosport 200 0 0
Hull 32 0 0
Ireland 25 0 0
Lisbon 670 0 0
Plymouth 1,000 0 0
Pembroke 100 0 0
sheerness 45 0 0
shields 115 0 0
West Indies 5,098 17
ditto for Prisoners of War: at
Guernsey 250 0 0
Gosport 200 0 0
Hull 150 0 0
Ireland 548 0 0
Jersey 980 0 0
Lisbon 1,200 0 0
London 2,100 0 0
Plymouth 100 0 0
Pembroke 200 0 0
shields 50 0 0
southampton 5,196 1 9
Yarmouth 7 10 0
Imprests within the time of this accompt for Sick and Wounded: at
Deal 660 0 0
Dover 50 0 0
Dartmouth 112 15 6
Edinburgh 300 0 0
Gosport 300 0 0
Harwich 50 0 0
Ireland 494 2 3
Lisbon 2,950 0 0
Plymouth 800 0 0
Port Mahon 500 0 0
Rochester 100 0 0
Rye 10 0 0
sheerness 50 0 0
West Indies 4,699 3
Weymouth 200 0 0
Yarmouth 10 0 0
on account of Prisoners of War:
Dover 853 15 0
Dartmouth 10 0 0
Guernsey 565 0 0
Gosport 150 0 0
Hull 186 10 8
Ireland 1,831 8 0
Jersey 797 0 0
London 450 0 0
Plymouth 1,000 0 0
Pembroke 200 0 0
shields 360 0 0
transporting prisoners 700 0 0
Yarmouth 55 12 0
Contingencies 2,100 0 0
39,612 15 10
and so this accomptant at the end and determination of this accompt remains indebted 10,765 19 11
Declared 25 Nov. 1715.
ADMIRALTY DROITS AND SALVAGE.
For these accounts for 1708–9 see the Declared Accounts in the Introduction under the year 1706.